Volume 14, Numbers 1 & 2 / March/June , Pages 1-151
Some Important Issues Involving Real Options: An Overview
Multinational Finance Journal, 2010, vol. 14, no. 1/2, pp. 73-123
Gordon Sick , University of Calgary, Canada    Corresponding Author
Andrea Gamba , University of Verona, Italy

This paper provides an introduction to real options, as well as highlighting some important issues that are often neglected by real options analysts. While many books and surveys have been written on real options, there are some ubiquitous concepts that are not well-understood by many authors and practitioners. The objective of this paper is to redress this shortfall. The paper discusses organizational issues that impede adoption of real options strategies. It discusses modeling and analytic techniques for real options.

Keywords : Real Options; Capital Budgeting; Numerical Methods
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